WELCOME TO ACUNS! APPLY TO PARTICIPATE IN THE JUNE 2023 ANNUAL MEETING!

The Academic Council on the United Nations System (ACUNS), housed at Georgetown University, unites people active in the work and study of the UN, in order to better understand and address the most pressing global issues of our time.

The ACUNS 2023 Annual Meeting on the theme of “Making, Keeping, and Sustaining Peace” marks the 75th anniversary of the advent of both special political missions and UN peacekeeping. The meeting will feature keynote addresses by Dr. Rosemarie A. DiCarlo, United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Political and Peacebuilding Affairs, and Mr. Jean-Pierre Lacroix, United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Peace Operations. The meeting will be held in Washington, D.C., in June 2023.

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2022 ANNUAL MEETING

ACUNS is calling for proposals for the 2022 Annual Meeting.
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JOIN THE ACUNS COMMUNITY

Whether you are a longstanding ACUNS member or are learning about ACUNS for the first time, (re)join our community of scholars and practitioners active in the work of the UN system.
Photo: Members of the new ACUNS team, from left to right, Admin Coordinator Filip Savatic, President Lise Howard, and Vice President Gabriel Amvane

OUR PURPOSE

ACUNS unites people active in the work and study of the UN, in order to better understand and address major global problems.
Photo UN7732832: The “Non-Violence” (or “Knotted Gun”) sculpture by Carl Fredrik Reuterswärd

#ACUNS is calling for proposals for its #2023AnnualMeeting. The theme of “Making, Keeping,
and Sustaining Peace" explores the future of global peace and the broader UN agenda.

Submissions from students, scholars, practitioners and UN staff are welcome. Deadline: Friday, 20 Jan.

We are preparing a ‘New Agenda for Peace’, and we want to hear from you! We encourage civil society groups and representatives from around the world to submit your ideas to the email address NewAgendaForPeace@un.org in any of the six @UN official languages by 15 January 2023.

#ACUNS' 2023 Annual Meeting “Making, Keeping, and Sustaining Peace” marks the 75th anniversary of the advent of both #specialpoliticalmissions and UN #peacekeeping. Learn more about the meeting in June in Washington, D.C. at: https://acuns.org/acuns-membership/2023-annual-meeting/. #ACUNS2023 #UnitedNations

Excited for the publication of James Cuno and Thomas G. Weiss' new edited volume: "Cultural Heritage and Mass Atrocities." Launching today, check it out at http://getty.edu/publications/cultural-heritage-mass-atrocities! Thank you to @GettyPubs for sponsoring #ACUNS2022. #ACUNS #Getty #CulturalHeritage #MassAtrocities

The Academic Council on the UN System #ACUNS, housed @Georgetown, is hiring an Executive Director! Lead a global nonprofit uniting scholars and practitioners of the UN & multilateralism. Teach at Georgetown. Apply today https://acuns.org/acuns-is-hiring-an-executive-director/

Once again, #ACUNS2022 especially thanks our official Funding Partners, Sponsors, and Collaborators for making the 2022 Annual Meeting a #success! @VilleDeGeneve @SwissMFA @IntlRela @GettyPubs
@SetonHall @GenevaSPI @GGINetwork @ImpactUN @ISAnet

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ACUNS AND GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY SELECT NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

The ACUNS Board of Directors and Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service are delighted to announce that Martha Thomas, after a joint recruitment process, has been selected and accepted the offer to serve, effective 1 January 2023, as the ACUNS Executive Director and Georgetown University Assistant Professor of the Practice.

JOIN THE ACUNS COMMUNITY

Whether you are a longstanding ACUNS member or are learning about ACUNS for the first time, (re)join our community of scholars and practitioners active in the work of the UN system.

ACUNS President Lise Howard, Vice President, Gabriel Amvane, and Admin Coordinator, Filip Savatic, meeting in Paris on 3 October 2020

Photo: Members of the new ACUNS team, from left to right, Admin Coordinator Filip Savatic, President Lise Howard, and Vice President Gabriel Amvane

Photo UN7732832: The “Non-Violence” (or “Knotted Gun”) sculpture by Carl Fredrik Reuterswärd

OUR PURPOSE

ACUNS unites people active in the work and study of the UN, in order to better understand and address major global problems.

#ACUNS is calling for proposals for its #2023AnnualMeeting. The theme of “Making, Keeping,
and Sustaining Peace" explores the future of global peace and the broader UN agenda.

Submissions from students, scholars, practitioners and UN staff are welcome. Deadline: Friday, 20 Jan.

We are preparing a ‘New Agenda for Peace’, and we want to hear from you! We encourage civil society groups and representatives from around the world to submit your ideas to the email address NewAgendaForPeace@un.org in any of the six @UN official languages by 15 January 2023.

#ACUNS' 2023 Annual Meeting “Making, Keeping, and Sustaining Peace” marks the 75th anniversary of the advent of both #specialpoliticalmissions and UN #peacekeeping. Learn more about the meeting in June in Washington, D.C. at: https://acuns.org/acuns-membership/2023-annual-meeting/. #ACUNS2023 #UnitedNations

Excited for the publication of James Cuno and Thomas G. Weiss' new edited volume: "Cultural Heritage and Mass Atrocities." Launching today, check it out at http://getty.edu/publications/cultural-heritage-mass-atrocities! Thank you to @GettyPubs for sponsoring #ACUNS2022. #ACUNS #Getty #CulturalHeritage #MassAtrocities

The Academic Council on the UN System #ACUNS, housed @Georgetown, is hiring an Executive Director! Lead a global nonprofit uniting scholars and practitioners of the UN & multilateralism. Teach at Georgetown. Apply today https://acuns.org/acuns-is-hiring-an-executive-director/

Once again, #ACUNS2022 especially thanks our official Funding Partners, Sponsors, and Collaborators for making the 2022 Annual Meeting a #success! @VilleDeGeneve @SwissMFA @IntlRela @GettyPubs
@SetonHall @GenevaSPI @GGINetwork @ImpactUN @ISAnet

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Photo UN772242: The flag of the United Nations.

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Photo UN7267548: The Palais des Nations in Geneva

ACUNS AND GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY SELECT NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

The ACUNS Board of Directors and Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service are delighted to announce that Martha Thomas, after a joint recruitment process, has been selected and accepted the offer to serve, effective 1 January 2023, as the ACUNS Executive Director and Georgetown University Assistant Professor of the Practice.

Photo UN7732832: The “Non-Violence” (or “Knotted Gun”) sculpture by Carl Fredrik Reuterswärd

OUR PURPOSE

ACUNS unites people active in the work and study of the UN, in order to better understand and address major global problems.

ACUNS President Lise Howard, Vice President, Gabriel Amvane, and Admin Coordinator, Filip Savatic, meeting in Paris on 3 October 2020

Photo: Members of the new ACUNS team, from left to right, Admin Coordinator Filip Savatic, President Lise Howard, and Vice President Gabriel Amvane

JOIN THE ACUNS COMMUNITY

Whether you are a longstanding ACUNS member or are learning about ACUNS for the first time, (re)join our community of scholars and practitioners active in the work of the UN system.

Photo UN772242: The flag of the United Nations.

#ACUNS is calling for proposals for its #2023AnnualMeeting. The theme of “Making, Keeping,
and Sustaining Peace" explores the future of global peace and the broader UN agenda.

Submissions from students, scholars, practitioners and UN staff are welcome. Deadline: Friday, 20 Jan.

We are preparing a ‘New Agenda for Peace’, and we want to hear from you! We encourage civil society groups and representatives from around the world to submit your ideas to the email address NewAgendaForPeace@un.org in any of the six @UN official languages by 15 January 2023.

#ACUNS' 2023 Annual Meeting “Making, Keeping, and Sustaining Peace” marks the 75th anniversary of the advent of both #specialpoliticalmissions and UN #peacekeeping. Learn more about the meeting in June in Washington, D.C. at: https://acuns.org/acuns-membership/2023-annual-meeting/. #ACUNS2023 #UnitedNations

Excited for the publication of James Cuno and Thomas G. Weiss' new edited volume: "Cultural Heritage and Mass Atrocities." Launching today, check it out at http://getty.edu/publications/cultural-heritage-mass-atrocities! Thank you to @GettyPubs for sponsoring #ACUNS2022. #ACUNS #Getty #CulturalHeritage #MassAtrocities

The Academic Council on the UN System #ACUNS, housed @Georgetown, is hiring an Executive Director! Lead a global nonprofit uniting scholars and practitioners of the UN & multilateralism. Teach at Georgetown. Apply today https://acuns.org/acuns-is-hiring-an-executive-director/

Once again, #ACUNS2022 especially thanks our official Funding Partners, Sponsors, and Collaborators for making the 2022 Annual Meeting a #success! @VilleDeGeneve @SwissMFA @IntlRela @GettyPubs
@SetonHall @GenevaSPI @GGINetwork @ImpactUN @ISAnet

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